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Welcome to Sixth Grade Science!

During the school year make it a habit to visit this wiki often. These resources will help you to become a successful student scientist.

Note:

The link to the electronic textbook will work from

Mrs. Cole's page

Derby Middle School Scientists Update 3-11-15

Please go to Mrs. Cole's WIKI.
Link to the online text book. We have finally gotten through to the textbook company. It seems they have changed their policy. Individual students may no longer create their own log-in. Each teacher must do this for their entire student population. To simplify we will have "one student" in each class hour.
Click on one student to begin.

Sixth Grade Science Curriculum: Topics

SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS

Beginning of the Year
Scientific Observations
Qualitative & Quantitative
Asking Good Questions
Giving Good Directions
Write Like A Dragon CERS
Mobius Activities

TEXTBOOK ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Chapter 1 - - Populations and Communities

section 1: Living Things and Environment
1.1 Book Notes
1.1 Support materials

section 2: Studying Populations
1.2 Book notes
1.2 Support materials
HYBRID Project

section 3: Interactions Among Living Things
1.3 Book notes
1.3 Support materials

section 4: Changes in Communities
1.4 Book notes
1.4 Support materials

Chapter 2 - - Ecosystems and Biomes

section 1: Energy Flow and Ecosystems
2.1 support materials
2.1 Book notes
SKULLS LAB

section 2: Cycles of Matter
2.2 Book notes
2.2 Support materials

section 3: Biogeography
2.3 Book notes
2.3 Support materials

section 4: Biomes
2.4 Book notes
2.4 Support materials

Chapter 3 - - Living Resources

PROJECT: Public Service Announcement Environmental Issues
Chapter Project -

section 1: Environmental Issues
3.1 Support materials
3.1 Book notes

section 2: Forests and Fisheries
3.2 Support materials
3.2 Book notes

section 3: Biodiversity
3.3 Support materials
3.3 Book notes

Chapter 4 - - Land, Water, and Air Resources

section 1: Conserving Land and Soil
**4.1 Support Materials and Book notes**

section 2: Waste Disposal and Recycling
**4.2 Support Materials and Book Notes**

section 3: Water Pollution and Solutions
4.3 Support Materials and Book Notes

section 4: Air Pollution and Solutions
4.4 Support Materials and Book Notes

section 5: Global Changes in the Atmosphere
4.5 support materials and Book Notes

Chapter 5: Energy Resources

section 1: Fossil fuels
5.1 Support Materials and Book Notes

section 2: Renewable Sources of Energy
5.2 Support Materials and Book Notes

section 3: Nuclear Energy
5.3 Support Materials and Book Notes

section 4: Energy Conservation
5.4 Support Materials and Book Notes

TEXTBOOK INSIDE THE EARTH

Chapter 1 - - PLATE TECTONICS

section 1: EARTH'S INTERIOR
1.1 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
1.1 ES Notes Book and Power Point
1.1 ES Support materials

section 2: Convection in the Mantle
1.2 ES Notes Book and Power Point
1.2 ES Support materials

section 3: Drifting Continents
1.3 ES Notes Book and Power Point
1.3 ES Support materials

section 4: Sea-floor Spreading
1.4 ES Notes Book and Power Point
1.4 ES Support materials

section 5: Plate Tectonics
1.5 ES Notes Book and Power Point
1.5 ES Support materials

Chapter 2 - - EARTHQUAKES

section 1: Forces in Earth's Crust
2.1 ES Support materials
2.1 ES Notes Book and Power Point

section 2: Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
2.2 ES Support materials
2.2 Notes Book and Power Point

Chapter 3 - - VOLCANO

section 1: Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
3.1 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
3.1 Notes Book and Power Point
3.1 ES Support materials

section 2: Properties of Magma
3.2 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
3.2 Notes Book and Power Point
3.2 ES Support materials

section 4: Volcanic Landforms
3.4 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
3.4 Notes Book and Power Point
3.4 ES Support materials

Chapter 4 - - MINERALS

section 1: Properties of Minerals
4.1 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
4.1 Notes Book and Power Point

section 2: How Minerals Form
4.2 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
4.2 Notes Book and Power Point

Chapter FIVE - - Rocks

section 1: Classifying Rocks
5.1 Classifying Rocks Quizlet
5.1 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
5.1 Notes Book and Power Point
5.1 ES Support materials

section 2: Igneous Rocks
5.2 Igneous Rocks QUIZLET
5.2 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
5.2 Notes Book and Power Point
5.2 ES Support materials

section 3: Sedimentary Rocks
5.3 Sedimentary Rocks QUIZLET
5.3 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
5.3 Notes Book and Power Point
5.3 ES Support materials

section 5: Metamorphic Rocks
5.5 Metamorphic Rocks QUIZLET
5.5 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
5.5 Notes Book and Power Point
5.5 ES Support materials

section 6: The Rock Cycle
5.6 Rock Cycle QUIZLET
5.6 KEY CONCEPTS & TERMS
5.6 ES Support materials
5.6 ES Notes Book and Power Point

TEXTBOOK EARTHS CHANGING SURFACE

Chapter 2 - - Weathering and Soil Formation

section 1: Rocks and Weathering
2.1 Quizlet Rocks & Weathering

Chapter 3 - - Erosion and Deposition

section 1: Changing Earth's Surface
3.1 Quizlet Changing Earth's Surface

Chapter 4 - - A Trip Through Geologic Time

section 1: Fossils
4.1 Fossils Quizlet
section 4 The Geologic Time Scale
4.4 Geologic Time quizlet